Innovation

By  Mallory Hackett 11:49 am September 8, 2020
In collaboration with the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), Google Cloud will supply Department of Defense medical facilities with a prototypical artificial intelligence digital-pathology system. The project is intended to help physicians improve the accuracy of cancer diagnoses by providing DoD medical centers with augmented reality microscopes with overlaid AI technology. The prototype will...
By  Laura Lovett 02:27 pm September 4, 2020
Janssen, Johnson & Johnson’s pharma subsidiary, is looking to the digital health startup space for new ideas on predictive diagnostics and precision treatment. The company has launched a new nine-month startup accelerator focused on the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. Startups will have until Sept 27 to apply to the accelerator and must focus their pitch around ways to improve...

Credit: Hospitech Respiration

By  Tammy Lovell 11:20 am September 4, 2020
As Israel faces a second wave of COVID-19, the Sheba Medical Centre is one of several major hospitals across the country to introduce a new respiratory guard system to prevent ventilator-associated complications in patients. Israeli medical device startup Hospitech Respiration offered the AnapnoGuard system to hospitals in the country, on a free loan-basis in March. The solution was first...
By  Mallory Hackett 12:20 pm September 3, 2020
The pediatrics care delivery space has long been operating with a gap in innovative health solutions. This week, the KidsX Accelerator program launched with the goal of deploying more digital health technologies in pediatric hospitals across the country to address that gap. “In talking to different leaders of innovation in pediatrics, it was pretty obvious that there’s a ton of need for...
By  Sara Mageit 05:18 am September 2, 2020
Forty-one startups have been selected to participate in the H+ Digital Health Innovation Programme which starts on 16 September 2020. The programme is jointly organised by the InsurTech Hub Munich and the dmac/Digital Health Hub Nuremberg/Erlangen. During the "Business Development Weeks" the main focus will be on establishing business relationships and developing their own business model. There...

Credit: Askham Rehabilitation Centre 

By  Sara Mageit 05:23 am August 28, 2020
UK rehabilitation centre offers robotics equipment for patients  A UK-based care and rehab centre is now able to deliver robotics expertise as part of its global rehabilitation offering. Askham Village Community, based in Cambridgeshire, England, is now bringing all its rehab services together with the launch of Askham Rehab, a specialist global rehabilitation service incorporating robotics and...
By  Mallory Hackett 12:15 pm August 26, 2020
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian and BehaVR have teamed up to offer moms-to-be NurtureVR, a virtual reality program that supplies prenatal education, pain management, mindfulness strategies and support after giving birth. The system will launch at Hoag in September as a pilot program before becoming available to healthcare providers and health plans in November. “We are delighted to partner...